Admission to HEMPFEST® Protestival Is Free, But Free Speech Is Not!

Seattle Hempfest

WASHINGTON: It costs almost $900,000 to produce the Seattle Hempfest Protestival each year, and without your donations the most influential cannabis festival in the country, now celebrating its 25th Anniversary, simply would not exist. Please donate what you can, and keep this Volunteer-powered Protestival alive! We welcome all levels of donation, whether it’s a one-time gift, a monthly Read the full article…

UPDATE: EVENT CANCELLED: The Politics of Pot, A Symposium On Cannabis Legislation And Regulation

The Politics of Pot takes place in Philly July 23, 2016

UPDATE: Organizers have cancelled this event. “Due to a number of scheduling conflicts around many of the intended political speakers with regards to other necessary obligations resulting from the Republican and Democratic National Conventions, we at Emerald Live Events have decided to postpone  ‘The Politics of Pot’ symposium to a later date,” Jason Santos, Chairman and Read the full article…

The Wink In Weed: Reflections On An East Coast Pot Show

Rheins at CWCBExpo

By David Rheins Summertime is tradeshow season for the cannabis industry, and like all industry participants, I spend a fair amount of my time on the road, carefully choosing from all the events that fill every available weekend between May and October. This month, I made my way to the sprawling Jacob Javits Convention Center Read the full article…

Support The Seattle Hempfest As It Turns 25

Hempfest

By David Rheins The longest-running hemp and cannabis festival in the world is turning twenty-five this year, and it’s looking for a few good sponsors to help them celebrate. The Seattle Hempfest, August 19, 20, 21st, is the granddaddy of all hemp festivals, attracts hundreds of thousands of peaceful hempsters every year to the sprawling “Protestival” Read the full article…

VIP Speaker And Sponsor Lineup Announced For HOTBOX: The Best In Marijuana Design And Packaging 2016

The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Online Marijuana Design (OMD) have teamed up to present HOT BOX: The Best In Marijuana Design & Packaging 2016, at the historic Union Bank of California Building, 1011 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma WA,  Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 10-4:20PM.

WASHINGTON:  The Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) and Online Marijuana Design (OMD) have teamed up to present HOT BOX: The Best In Marijuana Design & Packaging 2016, at the historic Union Bank of California Building, 1011 Pacific Avenue, in Tacoma WA,  Thursday, June 2nd, 2016 10-4:20PM. According to the event’s organizers, the design and packaging of cannabis product Read the full article…

Miss CCC PDX? Conference Videos Now Online

MIss CCC in PDX?  Cannabis 101 Videos now available online

 “Cannabis 101” Series Includes More than 24 Hours of Video on Everything a Businessperson Needs to Know in Order to Run a Successful Cannabis Business OREGON –  The Cannabis Collaborative Conference (CCC) today announced the launch of “Cannabis 101,” a series of instructional videos for entrepreneurs who wish to enter the cannabis industry, according to Read the full article…

Farewell To Prohibition 5K Cancelled – Organizers Cite LCB Enforcement of HB 2136

Farewell to Prohibition 5K cancelled due to threats from LCB against racetrack

WASHINGTON: The Farewell to Prohibition 5K and Natural Health Expo, scheduled to take place from 10:00 AM-5:00 PM at the Evergreen Speedway in Monroe, WA on March 12, 2016 has been cancelled. According to event organizer Crystal Newton, “Yesterday, the Liquor Control Board aggressively reminded us of the new rules in HB 2136.  The organizers of Read the full article…

MJBA Portland Hosts “Game On: The Business of Sports and Cannabis” Panel 3/2/16

NBA All-Star Cliff Robinson will kick off  "Game On: The Business of Sports and Cannabis"  by debuting his "Uncle Spliffy" cannabis brand.

OREGON: At last month’s Cannabis Collaborative Conference in Portland, NBA All-Star Cliff Robinson announced the creation of his cannabis brand, “Uncle Spliffy.”  The announcement garnered a tremendous among of media attention, and served to highlight the many intersections between sports and cannabis. On Wednesday, March 2nd, 6-8:30PM at On Deck Sports Bar in Portland, Oregon, the Marijuana Business Association (MJBA) Read the full article…

Registration is Open for 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition June 15-17, 2016

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NEW JERSEY: A majority of US states are poised to transition from cannabis prohibition to some form of regulated legal markets for recreational and medical cannabis this year, making the 3rd Annual Cannabis World Congress & Business Exposition (CWCBExpo) in New York a must attend event to learn about and see the latest innovations that Read the full article…

MJBA Year in Review: 2015

The Marijuana Business Association will continue to deliver on our mission: to serve as the leading provider of reliable business intelligence, professional community, and credible opportunity for participants in legal cannabis.  We have enhanced the value of MJBA membership, while keeping our fees reasonable and our programs accessible. Business membership starts at just $250.

By David Rheins It is the week between Christmas and New Years, and the end of another whirlwind year for those of us on the front lines of legal cannabis.  Our fledgling industry has grown rapidly over its first two years: hundreds of new companies, thousands of new jobs and hundreds of millions in new Read the full article…